Memorial Services for John Guy Slocomb, age 56 of Livingston will be held Thursday September 9, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Livingston. He passed away peacefully at his home in Livingston, Texas on September 4, 2010. Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday September 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cochran Funeral Home in Livingston. He was born December 15, 1953 in Galena Park, the son of Richard S. and Jane Thompson Slocomb. Richard Slocomb was one of the original members of the San Jacinto College board of regents.

After college, John Slocomb began a distinguished and successful career as a banker. John served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Bankers Association, and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Livingston, Memorial Medical Center Livingston Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity, Livingston Lions Club, and many other community organizations throughout the years. John was recognized as Polk Countian of the Year in 2004. John had a great passion for golf and his boat. He will always be remembered for his kind and generous nature of a true gentleman. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Polk County Higher Education and Technology Foundation or SAAFE House-Polk County or the charity of your choice.